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eLearning Network Session

27 Apr 2009

Open forum on 5 May - just turn up

eAssessment in Practice
eLearning Network Session 3
5 May 2009

The next University eLearning Network Group meeting will take place on Tuesday 5 May 2009, from 12noon to 2pm, in Stopford Lecture Theatre 2.

The focus of this session is eAssessment: showcasing examples of different ways of approaching eAssessment and how to do it yourself.

Julie Andrews, Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, will give a short demonstration on the use of TurningPoint interactive handsets involving you the audience! Discover the possibilities for formative & summative assessment in Blackboard and see how Video Conferencing engages distance students with assessment.

Please note this is an open forum and you do not need to book or register a place to attend, simply turn up.

This session will remain open for an extra hour for an extended discussion on eAssessment practicalities ending at 2pm.

All staff are invited - Academics, Learning Technologists, Administrators etc. if you're interested in eLearning, and in particular the possibilities  of  eAssessment, then put this date in your diary!

  • 12noon: Welcome from Chair, Julie Andrews
    eAssessment in Practice
  • 12.10pm: Julie Andrews (Pharmacy)
    eAssessment & TurningPoint Demonstration
  • 12.20pm: Martin Steward (Faculty of Life Sciences)
    Formative and Summative Assessment in Blackboard
  • 12.30pm: Susan Brown (Faculty of Humanities)
    The Use of Desktop Video Conferencing in eAssessment with Distance Students
  • 12.40pm: Summary and Discussion
  • 2pm: End

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